Definitions of maintain:
  • verb:   state or assert
    Example: "He maintained his innocence"
  • verb:   maintain for use and service
  • verb:   keep in a certain state, position, or activity
  • verb:   support against an opponent
  • verb:   maintain by writing regular records
    Example: "Maintain a record"
  • verb:   of power or authority
  • verb:   keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
  • verb:   observe correctly or closely
  • verb:   state categorically
  • verb:   supply with necessities and support

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